curriculum vitae

Toni Kitti
Artist, Designer

Born in 1975 in Ii, Finland. Lives and works in Helsinki, Finland
Telephone: +35840 555 1694
Email: toni.kitti@gmail.com
www.tonikitti.com
https://www.facebook.com/ToniKittiArt
https://tonislightingfactory.wordpress.com/

Education

2010           Master of Arts, Photography, Aalto University, Helsinki, Finland
1998 ‚Äď 01¬†¬†¬†Bachelor of Arts, Photography, University of Industrial Arts, Helsinki, Finland
1997 ‚Äď 98¬†¬†¬†CAP basics, Joensuun Oppimiskeskus, Joensuu, Finland
1994           Student from the Gymnasium of Haukiputaan lukio, Haukipudas

Artistic activity

Solo Exhibitions

2017¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†The Persistence Of Plastic‚ÄĚ, Galleria Lapinlahti, Helsinki, Finland
2017¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†‚ÄúLight. In new light!‚ÄĚ - Exhibition of lighting fixtures, Hotelli Rantapuisto, Helsinki, Finland

Group Exhibions

2017¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†‚ÄúBODYSPACES | HUMANS+HYBRIDS‚ÄĚ, Rome, Italy
2010¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†"Fiinnish Queer Art‚ÄĚ, Q Art Lounge, Helsinki, Finland
2003¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†‚ÄĚDas Einverlasste Korsett‚ÄĚ, St. Johan, Austria
2003¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†‚ÄĚThe Northern Fruit ‚Äď Erotic photographs of disabled‚ÄĚ, Kiasma, Helsinki, Finland
2002¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†‚ÄĚCorrelations‚ÄĚ, Fotoforum West, Inssbr√ľck, Austria
2002¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†‚ÄĚCorrelations‚ÄĚ, Fotogalerie Wien, Vienna, Austria
2001¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†‚ÄúYoung Contemporary Finnish Photography‚ÄĚ, 6th Internationale Fototage Herten, Germany
2000¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†‚ÄúHuman Everyday Life‚ÄĚ, Gallery Atski, Helsinki, Finland

Grants

2017          Finnish Cultural Foundation

Achievements

2017          Grand Prize, Pitch You Design, Habitare Furniture Design Fair, Helsinki, Finland

Other work

2016           Designer of lighting fixtures
2013 -         Entrepreneur, artist
2009 ‚Äď 12¬†¬†¬†Teacher: photography, Muurlan kansanopisto, Salo
2008           Photographer, Ilta-Sanomat, Helsinki
2007           News photographer, Forssan Lehti, Forssa
2004 ‚Äď 09 ¬† Teacher: photography, (Muurlan kansanopisto, Heltech, Salon Kansalaisopisto)
2003           Photographer, Talouselämä, Helsinki
1999 ‚Äst¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Freelance -photographer

Language skills

Finnish        Mother tongue
English        Excellent
Swedish      Excellent
German      Basic

In Media

100 Finnish Photographers, a celebration of Finnish photography and 100 years of independency

http://www.100finnishphotographers.fi/toni-kitti/

An article in Art Reveal Magazine

http://www.artrevealmagazine.com/tag/toni-kitti

An article in Finnish Broadcasting Compaly (YLE) about art and hiv and aids and surviing the shame (in Finnish)

http://yle.fi/uutiset/3-9534966

An article in the biggest Finnish newspaper, Helsingin Sanomat, about life and hiv and aids and surviing the shame (in Finnish)

http://www.hs.fi/elama/art-2000005137481.html

The text about the exhibition in Rome in 2016 - 2017 (in English)

http://www.itsliquid.com/feedback-release-bodyspaces-humanshybrids-rome-2016.html